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Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications

The Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications (総務大臣, Sōmu Daijin)[1][2] is the member of the Cabinet of Japan in charge of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

Ministers for Internal Affairs and CommunicationsEdit

  Liberal Democratic
  Democratic

Internal Affairs Minister Term of office Prime Minister
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days
1   Toranosuke Katayama January 6, 2001 September 22, 2003 989 Yoshirō Mori
Junichiro Koizumi
2   Taro Aso September 22, 2003 October 31, 2005 770
3   Heizō Takenaka October 31, 2005 September 26, 2006 330
4   Yoshihide Suga September 26, 2006 August 27, 2007 335 Shinzō Abe
5   Hiroya Masuda August 27, 2007 September 24, 2008 394
Yasuo Fukuda
6   Kunio Hatoyama September 24, 2008 June 12, 2009 261 Taro Aso
7   Tsutomu Sato June 12, 2009 September 16, 2009 96
8   Kazuhiro Haraguchi September 16, 2009 September 17, 2010 366 Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
9   Yoshihiro Katayama September 17, 2010 September 2, 2011 350
10   Tatsuo Kawabata September 2, 2011 October 1, 2012 395 Yoshihiko Noda
11   Shinji Tarutoko October 1, 2012 December 26, 2012 86
12   Yoshitaka Shindō December 26, 2012 September 3, 2014 616 Shinzō Abe
14   Sanae Takaichi September 3, 2014 August 3, 2017 1065
15   Seiko Noda August 3, 2017 October 2, 2018 425
16   Masatoshi Ishida October 2, 2018 September 11, 2019 344
(14)   Sanae Takaichi September 11, 2019 Incumbent 33
Reference: http://www.soumu.go.jp/menu_sosiki/annai/soshiki/rekidai.html

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